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Giang Hoang Bach

Associate, T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN)

Biography

Giang Hoang Bach is an associate with T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN), a licensed law firm and IP agent that partners with Tilleke & Gibbins for local filings in Vietnam. A promising young practitioner with excellent investigative skills, Giang works primarily in the IP enforcement area, where he identifies trademark and industrial design infringements in Vietnam for clients, and orchestrates administrative investigations of producers, distributors, and retailers of counterfeits. He has also assisted with copyright infringement cases. On the litigation side, Giang represents clients in civil suits and has prepared statements of claim to protect clients’ rights. In addition, he has helped clients successfully reclaim top-level domain names and country code top-level domains from cybersquatters not only in Vietnam but also via WIPO arbitration.

Experience

  • Won a domain name dispute case at the Ho Chi Minh City Court for a German auto manufacturer. The defendant was required to surrender the disputed domain names, make a public apology, and pay the client’s legal fees. This was the most severe punishment ever dealt out by a Vietnamese court to a cyber-squatter.
  • Assisted an iconic motorbike manufacturer in civil suits against Vietnamese companies at the Hanoi Court, Thai Binh Court, and Hung Yen Court in industrial design infringement cases. Drafted the statements of claims, prepared the civil dossiers, attended the trials as the client’s representative, and kept the client updated on case developments.
  • Successfully retrieved generic top-level domains (gTLD) via WIPO arbitration in Geneva for multiple clients, including a U.S. auto manufacturer, a U.K. media giant, and an international express delivery company. Simultaneously assisted with civil suits to retrieve country code top-level domains (ccTLD).
  • Assisted two German auto manufacturers in trademark infringement cases that resulted in the seizure and destruction of counterfeit auto parts and molds for creating counterfeit trademarks.
  • Advised a European healthcare company on actions to deal with a case of smuggled goods, then oversaw the seizure of the goods as well as their subsequent destruction.
  • Assisted with some of Vietnam’s first patent litigation cases for European and American clients in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and medical devices. Successfully secured expert opinions on patent infringement and court orders to cease production of infringing products.
  • Regularly advise clients on customs recordal of trademarks for monitoring at the border, and actions against online infringement.
ABOUT Giang Hoang

Location

Languages

    Vietnamese

    English

Education

    LLM, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

    LLB, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

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